Based on Jim Ryan's comments, PlayStation is of the opinion their first party exclusives are too special to live on a subscription service. They deserve the full retail experience - and hey, when they're selling 10+ million copies of their big titles, it's hard to argue. But, this limits what PSNow can deliver. It's a catch up service. It's not a service the masses need, because it doesn't cater to wanting the big new and exiting games. It caters to people who want to play games... but are ok with waiting a couple of years or more to try them out. "Play games years after they've come out... sometimes, and stream some PS1 titles that you probably already own to your PlayStation console" isn't exactly catchy marketing. Sony are treating PSNow like an afterthought, because it is, and they're marketing it accordingly. If they tried to carpet PSNow like they Microsoft have done with Gamepass, without delivering that level of title availability, you'd have hundreds of pissed off customers. "I thought we could get NEW games on this!" "Well, you can... two years after they came out."